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Sumatra

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Sumatra : G. B. Ramusio

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An early and pictoral map of this East Indian island. A fascinating pictorial woodblock map, cut by Giacomo Gastaldi, of the island of Sumatra, seen unusually south to the top. On the island itself the name "Taprobana" appears, a name more usually identified with Ceylon. Gastaldi prepared this map, with a handful of others, for publication in Giovanni Battista Ramusio's "Navigationi Et Viaggi". The map copies the style of contemporary manuscript maps and charts, being filled with attractive scenes of native life and fauna. A later impression of this extraordinary woodblock showing evidence of degridation by worms that had devoured part of the printing detail.
mapmaker: G. B. Ramusio
place and date of publication: Venice 1556-
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 270 by 360mm (10.75 by 14.25 inches).
ref: 27231

Price: £ 750£ 375

 
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